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Top Ten Reasons for Eating Locally

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Environmental! Sourcing Local foods contibutes less to your carbon footprint. Your food is shipped and handled less consuming much less fuels.

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Support! Local commerce is encouraged by your dollars spent in your community.

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Security! In the event of disasters, economic, political or natural, help ensure that your local food sources are dependable.

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Awareness! Learn what practices were used in the production of your foods. Pesticide use? antibiotics? Free Range? Organic?

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Variety! Small local farms often grow older, rarer or more delicate strains and breeds of fruit and vegetables. Tomatoes that taste good rather that ship well.

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Respect! Meat does not come from a shrink wrapped package. Learn to respect where your foods come from and what was sacrificed.

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Freshness! Your food spends less time between the field and your table.

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Taste! Fresher foods means tastier, crisper foods.

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Healthier! Minimal nutrients are lost during the preperation for and during the transportation of your foods.

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Convenience! No need to remove annoying stickers from your fruit and vegetables before eating or cooking.

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